Drug Charges

ILLINOIS CRACKING DOWN ON DOCTORS WHO PUSH PAINKILLERS

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Illinois authorities are attempting to crack down on doctors who use their medical licenses to supply patients with a constant supply of opioids and other addictive drugs. The initiative is in response to statistics that show opioid overdoses have increased 60 percent in recent years.

ILLINOIS CRACKING DOWN ON DOCTORS WHO PUSH PAINKILLERS2019-03-31T17:07:55+00:00

ILLINOIS POLICE BUST 2 PEOPLE FOR TRAFFICKING METH

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

On May 2, Illinois authorities arrested a man and a woman for allegedly transporting methamphetamine into Quincy with the intent to sell it. The defendants are both residents of Missouri.

According to the West Central Illinois Task Force, officers were staking out an area near the 900 block of Jefferson Street when they saw a 2007 Dodge Nitro allegedly commit a traffic offense. When they pulled over the vehicle, a 37-year-old man exited the passenger side and attempted to run away. He was quickly apprehended. The driver, a 39-year-old woman, stayed at the scene.

ILLINOIS POLICE BUST 2 PEOPLE FOR TRAFFICKING METH2019-03-31T17:18:27+00:00

POLICE ALLEGEDLY FIND 143.3 POUNDS OF COCAINE IN VEHICLE

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

On May 5, a 53-year-old man was taken into custody after state police in Illinois allegedly found more than 140 pounds of what is believed to be cocaine in his vehicle. Police estimated the value of the drugs to be more than $1 million.

The man was driving a rental truck on I-70 near St. Elmo in the afternoon when a trooper pulled him over for traffic violations. The cocaine was discovered at that time.

POLICE ALLEGEDLY FIND 143.3 POUNDS OF COCAINE IN VEHICLE2019-04-01T06:03:35+00:00

CHICAGO AREA COUPLE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Friday, May 4, 2018.

During a routine patrol of Southwest Highway on April 18, Evergreen Park police charged a Tinley Park couple with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The couple, a woman aged 30 and a man aged 25, appeared in Cook County Court in front of Judge Michael Kane for their bail hearing. The judge ordered the woman to be held without bail, but the man's bond was set at $20,000. Both were represented by a public defender.

CHICAGO AREA COUPLE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES2019-03-31T17:20:28+00:00

MAN DETAINED FOR HAVING XANAX PILLS WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

An 18-year-old Illinois man was allegedly observed by police to be throwing prescription drugs into a sump pump pit, and at around 8 a.m. on April 24, police served a search warrant on the man at his home. They reportedly found 36 Xanax pills and no prescription and took him into custody.

MAN DETAINED FOR HAVING XANAX PILLS WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION2019-03-31T17:15:53+00:00

SEAN PENN’S SON FACING DRUG CHARGES FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Illinois fans of Sean Penn may have heard that his 24-year-old son was taken into custody on drug possession charges on April 4. Hooper Penn and his 26-year-old girlfriend were reportedly driving in a 1992 Volvo when they were pulled over in Nebraska for suspected drug activity.

SEAN PENN’S SON FACING DRUG CHARGES FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP2019-03-31T03:04:58+00:00

2 TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Police in a Chicago suburb stopped a vehicle on April 3 after the driver failed to obey a traffic light. An officer said that the driver and a passenger were making suspicious movements and that the driver was putting his hands in his pockets after exiting the vehicle. It was discovered that the 27-year-old male driver had heroin in his possession along with drug paraphernalia.

2 TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER TRAFFIC STOP2019-03-31T17:22:14+00:00

3 CHARGED WITH SELLING SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

here Illinois residents who were working as convenience store clerks have been accused of selling synthetic marijuana that had been laced with rat poison. Authorities said that the synthetic drug, also known as K2, could result in uncontrollable bleeding from the nose, eyes and gums. As of April 2, the K2 epidemic across the state had resulted in two deaths and caused approximately 60 others to become ill.

3 CHARGED WITH SELLING SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA2019-03-31T03:02:46+00:00

WOMAN CHARGED AFTER POLICE FIND COCAINE IN HER HOME

On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in Drug Charges on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

It was reported on March 23 that an Illinois woman was taken into custody and charged with drug-related offenses. The charges were placed on the 34-year-old Woodstock resident following a two-month investigation.

McHenry County authorities investigated the woman's residence, which was located in the 900 block of Quill Lane, on March 21. They reportedly seized about 7 ounces of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and more than $14,000 in cash. Authorities said that the cocaine had an estimated street value of about $19,800.

WOMAN CHARGED AFTER POLICE FIND COCAINE IN HER HOME2019-03-31T03:06:09+00:00
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